Vatel by Chef Jésus and Adrien Ferran

For the first Ciné Gourmand event of the year, La Cité du Vin is joining in the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Bordeaux Vatel School.

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For the first Ciné Gourmand event of the year, La Cité du Vin is joining in the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Bordeaux Vatel School.

During this unique evening event, Michèle Hédin, film expert, will present this feature film which evokes the last days of François Vatel, the renowned organiser of extravagant feasts.

The film will be followed by a food and wine tasting prepared by the chefs Jésus Hurtado and Adrien Ferran and will be punctuated by artistic performances by students of the Bordeaux Aquitaine Higher School of Music and Dance.

Special guests will also pay tribute to the film and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Vatel Bordeaux. Members of the Chevaliers Fouetteurs de Crème Chantilly guild will demonstrate their talents and prepare the famous authentic whipped cream before your eyes! Nicole GARNIER, curator of the Château of Chantilly will reveal the true story of what happened at the Château...

The Film

Directed by Roland JOFFÉ (2000), colour, 1hr 57 mins (Blu-Ray)

In 1671, François Vatel was the loyal and devoted chief steward of the Prince of Condé, who was seeking to regain the favour of Louis XIV and thus take command of a military campaign against the Dutch. To this end, Condé, put his household in Vatel’s hands, entrusting him with the mighty task of hosting the entire court of Versailles at his Château of Chantilly. The festivities lasted three days and three nights, but on the fourth day, the delivery of seafood was held up...

Starring Gérard DEPARDIEU, Uma THURMAN and Timothy SPALL

With:

Jésus HURTADO and Adrien FERRAN, chefs

Michèle Hédin, speaker from the Cinéma Jean Eustache,

Nicole GARNIER, general heritage curator of the Musée Condé in Chantilly.

Hervé GREBERT, President of La Confrérie des Chevaliers Fouetteurs de Crème Chantilly guild.

Artistic performances by the Pôle d’Enseignement Supérieur Musique et Danse Bordeaux Aquitaine [Bordeaux-Aquitaine Higher School of Music and Dance].

In partnership with Cinéma Jean Eustache, Groupe Arom, France Bleu Gironde, Le Pôle d’Enseignement Supérieur Musique et Danse Bordeaux Aquitaine and Vatel Bordeaux, the international hotel management school.

With the participation of La Confrérie des Chevaliers Fouetteurs de Crème Chantilly and Nicole GARNIER, general heritage curator of the Musée Condé.

As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Bordeaux Vatel hotel management school.

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